Enterprise Architect

roswell, GA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 10/11/2017 Job ID: 47318 Industry: Architect

The Enterprise Architect role provides technology leadership across a multidisciplinary technical team. The role will focus on designing and delivering unified solutions across multiple retail systems like POS (.net home grown system), Ecommerce (Hybris SAP), Pricing (Flintfox/AX Dynamics), ERP (AX Dynamics), Supply Chain (JDA) using ESB (Dell Boomi). The Architect will be responsible for setting the future vision of technical landscape and delivering solution designs and documentation that conform to best practices and satisfy business and technical requirements in a cost-effective manner. This role will work closely with Solution Delivery and Business to ensure that solutions align with the business and technology roadmap/strategy. Additionally, the Enterprise Architect will work closely with key departmental, management and project stakeholders across the organization. The ability to collaborate and work effectively with all levels of management and staff within the organization is a core competency.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide subject-matter expertise regarding technology platforms across the enterprise in order to most effectively leverage company assets while adhering to architectural best practices and ensuring fully integrated solutions
  • Architect technical landscape as we build an ecommerce site from ground up
  • Architect, design and implement multiple technical solutions in parallel while monitoring the integrations required for each system internally and externally.
  • Develop past, present and future state architecture documentation for the solution architecture library
  • Lead design and architecture discussions
  • Vet new technologies and recommend the best suited for the technical landscape
  • Diagnose and solve technical problems across the multiple retail systems.
  • Define and follow best practices to manage performance and scalability across the enterprise
  • Envision and implement systematic changes required as the organizational needs grow.
  • Review and approve designs across multiple disciplines for both internal and vendor teams
  • Work with project leads to develop and detailed technical requirements documentation
  • Work closely with project management to estimate and forecast resource needs, labor spend and project duration
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies in order to evaluate existing environments, establish technology standards and identify opportunities to add value to the organization.
  • As needed, rapidly troubleshoot and debug solutions and recommend fixes
  • Provide technical leadership, clarity and direction for on-site, offshore and vendor teams

Requirements:
  • BS or BA in a related field or significant relevant work experience
  • 10+ years in information technology
  • 5+ years architecting retail systems
  • Expertise with PaaS, SaaS, SOA, web and mobile technology
  • Experience translating end state business and technology models into architectural blueprints and architectural and technical documentation.   
  • Experience with cloud technologies
  • Familiarity with both .Net and Java platforms
  • Subject-matter expertise in the areas of solution & technology research, cost analysis, risk identification, implementation strategies
  • Expertise in the areas of requirements gathering, diagramming & documentation, software / technology evaluation and selection
  • Experience collaborating with departmental leadership to establish, communicate and maintain technology standards.
  • Strong technical understanding including past development experience of N-Tier applications and service-oriented architecture
  • Successful track record of managing both onshore and offshore vendor relationships to ensure that SLAs are met
  • Excellent communication skills, including meeting facilitation and team leadership

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • BS or BA in a related field or significant relevant work experience
  • 10+ years in information technology
  • 5+ years architecting retail systems
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